Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock, MD (Health Press, 1996)
In Bad Taste: The MSG Syndrome by George R. Schwartz, MD (Health Press, 1999)
The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children by Carol Simontacchi (J.P. Tarcher, 2001)
A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food Additives, Fifth Edition by Ruth Winter (Three Rivers Press, 1999)
www.nutrasweet.com – The official Web site of the NutraSweet Company includes an extensive list of links to scientific studies on the health effects of aspartame.
www.msgfacts.com – The official Web site of The Glutamate Association contains information about the safety of MSG consumption as well as a list of “human sensitivity studies.”
www.truthinlabeling.org – A nonprofit organization dedicated to securing full and clear labeling on all processed foods.
www.holisticmed.com/aspartame – A clearinghouse for information about aspartame-related health risks.
www.cspinet.org/reports/food.htm – The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s list of food additives to avoid.
www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/msg.html – This FDA backgrounder details the most common health complaints experienced by MSG consumers.